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Summer Reading 2017 Has Begun!

build a better worldJoin us this summer for reading and activities for adults, teens, children, and babies. It's easy and it's FREE!. Level up, earn badges, and collect prizes along the way.

Get Started:
• Register at HCPL.Beanstack.org
• Log your reading and/or activites
• Earn prizes for every 100 points you log

Prizes must be picked up by August 19, while supplies last.

 

I Love a Mystery Book Club Next Week

mystery book clubCupcakes, crumpets, and crime! Share your favorite mystery for foodies at this month's I Love a Mystery Book Club

Wednesday, May 31, 12:00pm, LRNC 131.

Need some suggestions to get started? Try these:
• Chef: A Novel by Jaspreet Singh
• Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruri
• Dying For Chocolate by Diane Mott Davidson
• Pomegranate Soup by Marsha Mehran

The book club meets the last Wednesday of each month at 12:00pm, in LRNC 131. Each month there is a different theme.

Screen-Play

screen playCalling all Tweens & Teens!

Join us on Wednesday, May 10, for Screen-Play.
• 5:00pm: Games
• 6:00pm: Movies
May movie: Kubo and the Two Strings (PG, 102 min) Universal

For teens and tweens, ages 10 - 18.
Free, no registration, just drop by.
Location: Teen Room

LIFE Workshop: Genealogy Series

family treeWednesday, May 10, 10:00am
Genealogy: A World of Sources
Mick Stafford, Executive Director of HCC Libraries, gives you a bird’s-eye view of the wealth of genealogy sources online and through your library.

Wednesday, May 17, 10:00am
Genealogy: DNA and Medical Genetics Testing
LSC-Kingwood Professor Brian Shmaefsky reveals the state of the art when it comes to your genes and your health. He discusses the pros and cons of direct-to-consumer DNA tests and explains what they can and cannot tell you.

View the full LIFE Workshop schedule.

Computer Workshops Survey

computer workshops surveyIn an on-going effort to provide quality programming at days and times that fit the community's needs, LSC-CyFair Library would like your assistance in planning for future Computer Workshops.

Help us improve our programming by taking the Computer Workshops Survey. Survey should only take 2-3 minutes.

Thank you!

Computer Workshop - Word: Beginner

microsoft wordHave you ever attended a computer workshop? Now's your chance!

Join us tomorrow morning, April 22, for the Word: Beginner workshop. Come back next Saturday, April 29, for Word: Intermediate.

Workshops are free, and no registration is required. Current Microsoft software includes Office 2016 and Windows 10. Workshops are held in LRNC 105.

• 4/22, Word: Beginner, 9-11am
• 4/29, Word: Intermediate, 9-11am

Note: Please arrive 5-10 minutes early if you need to obtain an HCPL library card or need to activate your current HCPL library card number in the LSC computer login system.

Blackout Poetry Contest

Celebrate National Poetry Month with our Blackout Poetry Contest and Book Spine Contest, running April 1-30, 2017.

Stop by the Reference Desk for supplies and entry form, and enter to win a gift card.

 

Teen Tech Tuesdays: Makey Makeys

teen tech tuesdaysTuesday, April 4 • 5:00pm • Teen Room
Teen Tech Tuesday: Makey Makeys

Participation limited to 25 teens, ages 12-17.
Registration: pick up ticket at Reference Desk 30 minutes prior to program, at 4:30pm.
 

Guest Lecture & Book Signing by Historian David Greenberg

david greenberg lecture and book signingThe Press Agents' War: Propaganda and World War
How the U.S. Government rallied the American public to fight in World War I.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
7:00-8:30pm

LSC-CyFair Conference Center, 152/153. 

A guest lecture for students and the community by historian Dr. David Greenberg, professor of History and of Journalism & Media Studies at Rutgers University. After the presentation, Greenberg will sign copies of his latest book, The Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency, in the Conference Center lobby.

Spring Break Hours

spring breakLibrary Spring Break Hours
March 13-19, 2017

• Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-8:00pm
• Friday-Saturday: 10:00am-6:00pm
• Sunday: Closed

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